Democratic Reforms Party Assesses Journalist's Attack As Blow to Freedom of Word

Politics Materials 19 May 2006 21:08 (UTC +04:00)

The Democratic Reforms Party made a statement where it condemns violence against the editor-in-chief of the newspaper Bizim Yol (Azerbaijani for Our Path), said in the party`s statement, IAA Trend reports.

Our anxious feelings call us for using a violence against the popular journalist, the editor-in-chief of Bizim Yol newspaper Bahaddin Gaziyev. The Democratic Reforms Party condemns such a violence and appeals to law-enforcement bodies to take relevant measures in connection with the accident, said at the meeting.

The Democratic Reforms Party condemns the application of acts of vandalism against journalists and assesses this as a blow to the international prestige of Azerbaijan and freedom of press.